Researchers with the University of Memphis Public Safety Institue and the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission released preliminary crime figures from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for January 2020 - September 2020 and compared it to previous years.
Curtis McDonald was indicted alongside Alice Marie Johnson and more than a dozen others for drug trafficking and money laundering. Both went on to receive life sentences, but he was the last connected to the case still in prison.
Christon Triplett, 19, is now charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder, using a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony, tampering with or fabricating evidence and criminal trespassing.
It might not be a good idea to fight a crook at your house, especially if he’s six inches taller. But one Memphis woman fought back so hard without the use of a gun, the suspect was begging and crying to be let go.
A state probation officer and his wife were arrested after agents with the West Tennessee Drug Task Force (WTDTF) found a felonious amount of marijuana, electronic scales, baggies, and other paraphernalia in the officer’s home late Thursday.
Memphis Police want to catch two guys investigators are calling “Fake Fugitive Agents” who were shot at as they tried to kick in the door of a Hickory Hill apartment. And it was all caught on doorbell video.
In Memphis, nearly 65 percent of the crimes reported are gun crimes. It’s a record-breaking year for homicides in the Bluff City, but a new report by the University of Memphis shows more alarming figures on other gun crimes.
A South Memphis man was indicted Tuesday on second-degree murder and additional felony charges related to the shooting death of a friend while they fired guns into several apartments near East Trigg and Mississippi Boulevard, according to Shelby County District Attorney Amy Weirich.